Pine Bluffs Hornets & Lady Hornets Qualify for 2024 State Basketball Tournament

Feb 25, 2024 | Sports

Burns, WY February 25th, 2024 — Pine Bluffs High School will have two buses heading to the State Basketball Tournament this week in Casper. The Lady Hornets earned the 3 seed, while the Boys earned the 4 seed.

The Lady Hornets started the 2A East Girls Basketball Tournament with a 32-29 win over the Sundance Lady Bulldogs.

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Pine Bluffs32
Sundance29

Pine Bluffs then lost to the #1 seed Lingle-Ft. Laramie Lady Doggers on Friday, 50-32.

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Pine Bluffs32
Lingle-Fort Laramie50

The Lady Hornets then had to play two games on Saturday. Pine Bluffs earned a berth in the State Tournament on Saturday morning with a 45-38 win over Big Horn.

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Pine Bluffs45
Big Horn38

Pine Bluffs saw the Burns Lady Broncs in the 3rd place game. The Lady Hornets got the win over Burns, 45-38.

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Pine Bluffs45
Burns38

 

The Pine Bluffs Boys lost their first game of the 2A East Boys Tournament to Big Horn, 52-44.

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Pine Bluffs44
Big Horn52

Friday’s match-up with the Burns Broncs was easy for the Hornets. Pine Bluffs got the 54-29 win over the Broncs.

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Pine Bluffs54
Burns29

The Hornets were ready to play on Saturday morning, defeating the Sundance Bulldogs 53-34.

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Pine Bluffs53
Sundance34

The 3rd place game on Saturday was too much for the Hornets to handle. The Lusk Tigers handed the Hornets a 54-47 loss to end the Regional Tournament.

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Niobrara County54
Pine Bluffs47